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A trivia night and silent auction fundraiser for Unity West Elementary School was held from Feb. 1.
Unity West Elementary School held pig races Jan. 31 as a reward for students with good behavior. Teachers at each grade level competed to see which class’s decorated mechanical pigs could reach a finish line first.
Students from the Montessori School of Champaign-Urbana in Savoy celebrated their 100th day of school last Thursday.
An special guest “ringer” was one of the highlights of the Volleyball Challenge, which was held last Thursday at St. Thomas Catholic School. The eighth-grade team walked away with wins in both sets against the school’s staff members.
The student team included Ethan Miebach, Lucas Tay, Angela Thinnes, Jonathan Decker and Lindsey Decker.
St. Thomas School in Philo hosted its annual Pancake and Whole Hog Sausage Breakfast and Raffle on Sunday. The community event is a 47-year tradition in southern Champaign County. The men of the church made a total of 2,450 pounds of the whole-hog sausage for both serving at the breakfast and for people to purchase and take home.
Unity West Elementary School held a bubblegum blowing contest last Thursday as the monthly PBIS celebration for students with good behavior.
The Puppy Dog classroom at the Montessori School in Savoy did a demonstration of the minuet dance and played a holiday tune on musical instruments for parents and guests last Wednesday.
Unity East Elementary School showed its gratitude for veterans and senior citizens by inviting both to a Thanksgiving luncheon on Friday.
Champaign-based educational consultant Topper Steinman was the guest speaker last Thursday at Unity West Elementary School’s Title I Family Reading Night.
Parents and their children first ate together in the gym. Some students had their names drawn to take home a pizza.
Carrie Busey Elementary School in Savoy held a Science Night last Thursday.